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Design Engineer (ESC), T-Line Civil - San Ramon

San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Requisition ID # 106272 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Ramon


Department Overview


The Electric Operations team ensures the delivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.


The Civil Engineering and Design team of Transmission Operations is responsible for civil engineering work for PG&E’s transmission poles and towers. Civil design includes structure and foundation analysis and design, as well as reviewing and developing civil drawings.


Position Summary


This entry-level position is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) subject to collective bargaining.


Under supervision and with latitude for independent action or decision, performs engineering work on a professional level in design of engineering jobs, projects, or parts thereof.


Job Responsibilities


  • Actively promote safe practices and conduct in accordance with the Corporate Safety policy.
  • Prepares designs, calculations, drawings, layouts and/or studies from field inspections, preliminary sketches, rough diagrams, specifications, and/or instructions requiring knowledge of engineering practices and shop and field procedures.
  • Participate in field reviews and discuss project objectives with other stakeholders in engineering, construction, operations and maintenance.
  • Checks drawings, designs, and others’ work.
  • Prepare construction drawings using MicroStation and PLS CADD software. You will use a variety of design tools, including but not limited to MicroStation for drawing development, SAP2000, PLS TOWER, PLS POLE, and L-PILE for structural analysis and design.
  • Foster teamwork & innovation, and embrace new approaches to accomplish our work more efficiently and effectively.
  • Travel 10% of the time.





  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent in education and experience to include education and design drafting experience totaling six years; or education and experience totaling four years including two years at PG&E as a Design Drafter or Senior Design Drafter
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License (or higher) by Day 1 of hire




  • 1 to 2 year of experience in structural engineering
  • MS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • EIT or PE License
  • Experience with PLS TOWER, PLS POLE, L-PILE, and SAP2000 or similar structural analysis software
  • Proficiency with MS Office products including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to work in a team environment and support fellow team members
  • Strong communication, organizational and leadership skills

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland